Upcoming Horseback Riding, Running & Cycling Events

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March 2015 Calendar

Mar 5: Tevis Talks with Clinton Anderson at the Old State Theater in Auburn, 7:30p.m.  Buy tickets online at www.teviscup.org or call (530)823-7282.

Mar 6, 7: American Endurance Ride Conference at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, www.aerc.org.

Mar 7: 26th Annual Way Too Cool 50k Run, www.wtc50k.com, www.ultrasignup.com.

Mar 7: Shut up legs: Bayne Rd/Rock Creek Rd and Mosquito Rd, www.meetup.com/pedalclub/events (cycling club for fun, fitness & fellowship).

Mar 7: Equine Health Symposium at UC Davis School of Veterinary Science, www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/clubs/emc/symposium/index.cfm or (707)972-3337.

Mar 7, 14, 21, 28: Ultimate Frisbee Pickup Game at Henningson Lotus Park, 11:00a.m., www.meetup.com/Cool-Mountain-Athletes.

Mar 7: Lost Trail half marathon & Hunter Todd Memorial 5k run, Folsom SRA, www.totalbodyfitness.com.

Mar 8: Daylight Savings Time Begins.

Mar 8: Rock Climbing Anchors Class at the Auburn State Recreation Area, 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 8, 15, 22: Let’s Meet Up for a Ladies Road Ride, 9:00a.m. – noon, Flower Farm Inn & Café in Loomis, www.meetup.com/Bella-Fiore-Ladies-Cycling-Club/events.  Intermediate – advanced ride, 25 – 45 miles.  Must RSVP.

Mar 10: Refresh Your Run Class, 7:00p.m. – 8:30p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 12: Georgetown Divide Equestrian Trails Foundation general meeting at Greenwood Community Center (6:30p.m. – potluck; 7:00p.m. – meeting), www.gdetf.com.

Mar 14: Members Only Garage Sale at REI Roseville, 10:00a.m. – 1:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 14: Trekking Pole Techniques at Foresthill Road Trailhead, 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 14: How to Use Poles for Hiking & Outdoor Exercise, 9:30a.m. – 3:00p.m., www.arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Mar 14, 15: Shamrock’n 5k & kid’s ½ mile, half marathon, at Raley Field in West Sacramento, www.shamrocknhalf.com.

Mar 15: Intro to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class at the Auburn State Recreation Area, 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 15, 22, 29: Bring comfortable walking shoes, water bottles and your goals, meetup.com/Auburn-Walk-Jog-or-Run, 3:00p.m.

Mar 17: St. Patrick’s Day.

Mar 17: Gold Country Endurance Riders monthly meeting at Black Bear Diner in Auburn (6:00p.m. – dinner, 7:00p.m. – meeting), www.gcer.org.

Mar 17, 31: E18 Fish Hatchery to Beal’s Point (bike) sprint series, 5:45p.m., www.meetup.com/hammerinwheels/events.

Mar 18: Divide Horsemen Association’s monthly meeting at Greenwood Community Center (6:30p.m. – potluck; 7:00p.m. – meeting), www.divideha.org.

Mar 18: Loomis Basin Horsemen Association’s monthly meeting at the Round Table Pizza Parlor in Loomis (6:30 – dinner; 7:00p.m.), Western Dressage presentation,  www.garlic.com/~lbha.

Mar 21: Wilderness First Aid with Wilderness Medicine Institute and REI at Camp Pollock, 9:00a.m. – 6:00p.m., www.rei.com/outdoorschool.

Mar 21: Sierra Foothills Horseman’s Assoc Trail Ride at Folsom Lake SRA (members only), www.thesfha.org.

Mar 21: Folsom Lake 100k Solo & Relay Run, 5:00a.m., www.meetup.com/SierraNevadaTrailRunners/events.

Mar 21: Quarry Trail Hike, 9:00a.m. – noon, www.arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Mar 21: Skunk Hollow 10k & 35k Trail Race, Coloma, www.ultrasignup.com.

Mar 21: Team Lone Tree 5k Fun Run at Beale AFB, www.ultrasignup.com.

Mar 21, 22: Snow Camping 101, www.tahoerimtrail.org.

Mar 22: El Dorado Ranch Hike with Tom Peterson, 9:30a.m. – 4:00p.m., www.arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Mar 22: Cool Mountain Bike Race at the Olmstead Loop.

Mar 23: C28 Move it Monday (bike) Ride – intermediate – Flower Farm/Shirland Tract/Powerhouse, www.meetup.com/pedalclub/events.

Mar 25: Canyon Keepers Tinker’s Cut off Manzanita and Stagecoach Loop 4 – 5 mile hike, 9:30a.m. at Confluence.  Contact Sheila at (530)886-0673 or www.canyonkeepers.org.

Mar 28: The Xterra Real mountain bike triathlon (swim, mountain bike, run), Folsom Lake SRA, www.parkwatchreport.org.

Mar 28: Hike on Windy Point Trail (near Colfax), 9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m., www.arconservancy.org or (530)621-1224.

Mar 29: Knickerbocker Canyon 5k, 10k, half marathon & 35k Trail Runs, ultrasignup.com and insidetrail.com.

Upcoming Months:

Apr 4:  American River 50 mile run, Brown’s Bar Marina in El Dorado Hills to Auburn Overlook, ar50mile.com.

Apr 7:  Divide Chamber mixer at Pilot Hill Grange in Cool at 5:30p.m. – 7:30p.m., dividechamber.com.

Apr 7:  El Dorado Nordic Ski Patrol general meeting at 6:00p.m. at Placerville USFS Supervisor’s office, ednsp.org.

Apr 11:  Annual meeting Pacific Crest Trail Association at Sierra Health Foundation in Sacramento; Open House at headquarters next door, pcta.org.

Apr 12:  SacTown 10 mile run (10 mi relay, 5 mi, & kid’s run) at Capital Mall & 10th St, sactown10.org.

Apr 12:  K2 Challenge – 4mph or out!  Continuous run – 4 mile loop – 6:00a.m. – 12:00p.m., singletrackrunning.com or ultrasignup.com.

Apr 18:  American River Endurance Riders Classic 25/50/70 mile rides, aerc.org.  Contact George at 916-203-5147 or findem12@hotmail.com.

Apr 18:  Bike Around the Buttes 17.5 mi & 40 mi bike ride, bikearoundthebuttes.com.  30th annual benefit for Yuba-Sutter Children’s Type 1 Diabetes Support Group.

Apr 18:  Sugarloaf Stampede 5k, 10k & 10 mile runs in Placerville, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 18:  American river Classic 50 mile endurance ride, arrc50@hotmail.com.

Apr 19:  REI Run Series – Run by the River at Auburn State Recreation Area (5k & 10k), 8:30a.m. – 11:30a.m., rei.com/outdoorschool.

Apr 19:  Sacramento Earth Day.

Apr 25:  Folsom Lake 10k, half marathon, 35k & 50k trail runs, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 25:  Miner’s Revenge 24k & 42k trail runs in Cool, ultrasignup.com.

Apr 26:  Capital City Classic 10 mi, 12k, 2.62 mi, 5k & kid’s run at Crocker Park (3rd & O St in Sacramento), changeofpace.com/capital-city-classic.

Apr 28:  Trail Talk: Geology of the Tahoe Rim Trail, South Lake Tahoe Library from 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m., tahoerimtrail.org.

May 2:  137th Kentucky Derby

May 5:  Divide Chamber mixer at Cork & Fork Restaurant in Cool, 5:30p.m. – 7:30p.m., dividechamber.com.

May 9:  Fleet Feet’s Dirty Secret Trail Run (10 mi & 6 mi) at Northside School in Cool, dirtysecrettrailrun.com.

May 9:  Motherlode Century 33.5 mi & 63.3 mi bike rides, motherlodecentury.com.

May 10 – 17:  Amgen Tour of California, amgentourofcalifornia.com.

May 17:  13th Annual Auburn Triathlon, auburntriathlon.com.  Register at active.com.

May 23 – 25:  Memorial Day Weekend Training Run, last 70 miles of the Western States Trail, wser.org.

May 24:  Dru Barner Fun/Benefit Ride hosted by Georgetown Divide Equestrian Trails Foundation, gdetf.com.

May 30:  Sierra Century 35 mi/65 mi/69 mi/102 mi/122 mile bike ride, sierracentury.org.

May 31:  Auburn Century/Wildest Ride in the West (140 mi/110 mi/70 mi/40 mi), ultrasignup.com.

Jun :  NATRC Ride at Dru Barner Equestrian Campground in Georgetown, natrc.org.

Jun 5 – 7:  horsexpo.com.

Jun 6:  Twilight Trail Adventure 5k and 10k runs, Cool, twilighttrailadventure.com.

Jun 13:  Hike on Pacific Crest Trail (6 miles Azalea & Flora Lakes & Lake Angela), meetup.com/Women-Outdoors.

Jun 27 – 28:  Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, wser.org.

Jun 28:  Run to Squaw 7.9 mile run, along the Truckee River, tahoetrailrunning.com/trail-runs.

Jul 3 – 6:  Tevis Educational Ride, teviscup.org.

Jul 25:  27th Donner Lake Triathlon.

Jul 26:  Blood Sweat & Beers 5.9 Short Run & 10.5 Long Run, bloodsweatbeers.com.  Start/finish at Railhead Park on Pacific Ave. in Auburn.  Benefits PARC (Protect American River Canyons).

Aug 1:  Tevis, teviscup.org.

Aug 8, 9:  Cool Moon 100 mi/100k/50 mi/25 mi/14 mi/100 mi team relay runs, elementalrunning.com.

Oct 10:  Coolest Ride and Tie & Equathon, rideandtie.org.

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